E2CR, Inc has a well-equipped soils and concrete laboratory with trained and certified laboratory technicians.Strict quality control standard are maintained with meticulous record keeping.
All testing is performed under the supervision of a Professional Engineer and the testing is performed in accordance with ASTM and AASHTO Specifications.
The lab equipment is regularly serviced and calibrated, to keep the equipment in perfect working condition.E2CR, Inc. constantly tries to upgrade and update the equipment so that only the latest and most current equipment is used to perform the tests.
Drilling borings (hollow stem augers, wash-and-drive), ASTM Standard D 1586
Conducting Standard Penetration Tests, ASTM Standard D 1586
Obtaining split spoon samples, ASTM Standard D 1586
Obtaining Shelby Tube samples, ASTM Standard D 1587
Coring rock, ASTM Standard D 2113
Vane shear tests, ASTM Standard D 2573
Falling head permeability tests
Pressuremeter tests, ASTM Standard D 4719
CPT, ASTM Standard D 3441
E2CR has fully equipped soils and aggregate testing laboratories, and has been providing laboratory testing services for more than 15 years. We are capable of conducting all the tests that may be required:
Atterberg limits, ASTM Standard No. D 4318-93
Water content, ASTM Standard No. D 2216
Specific gravity, ASTM Standard No. D 854-92
Grain size distribution, including hydrometer, ASTM Standard Nos. D 421-85, D422-63 and D 854-92
Moisture density relationship, ASTM Standard Nos. 698-91 and D 1557-91
CBR, ASTM Standard No. D 1883-92
Unconfined compression strength, ASTM Standard No. D 2166-91
UU (Unconsolidated undrained), ASTM Standard No. D 2850-87
Shrinkage limits, ASTM Standard No. D 427-93
USDA classification and infiltration rates
Unified soil classification, ASTM Standard No. D 2487-93
pH (topsoil), ASTM Standard No. D 4972-89
Organic content (topsoil), ASTM Standard No. D 5268
Consolidation, ASTM Standard No. D 2435-90
In-situ density, (undisturbed samples) ASTM Standard No. D 2937-94
Direct shear, ASTM Standard No. D 3080-90
Permeability, ASTM Standard No. D 2434-68
Swell test, ASTM Standard No. D 4546-90
All tests will be conducted in accordance with AASHTO or ASTM standards. Special tests, such as pull-out tests on spikes embedded in railroad ties, flexural tests on concrete beams, strength tests on rock cores and on concrete cylinders, design of concrete mixes, extraction tests for asphalt content, Marshalls, flow and stability can also be conducted.